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Apple's Tim Cook prefers augmented reality to VR

Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple’s chief executive has suggested he is not very enthusiastic about virtual reality. Tim Cook said that he felt that the technology could isolate users and voiced a preference for augmented reality instead. AR involves mixing graphics and real-world views together rather than solely filling a person’s view with computer-generated images. One expert suggested Mr Cook’s view was becoming more popular in tech circles. Mr Cook expressed his opinion at an event hosted by the University of Oxford, in response to a student’s…

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Jason Manford: My nan prefers my singing to my comedy

When TV funnyman Jason Manford announced he was releasing an album of serious show tunes, it may have come as a surprise to fans of his comedy. But his biggest fan has known there was an album brewing in this old school entertainer for some time. Her name, I hear you ask? Leah Manford – aka Jason’s nan. The Mancunian’s debut record A Different Stage is being released this week – and if it does well then his beloved 93-year-old grandmother will be able to claim some of the credit….

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